13:27 Sep. 9, 2016
Ukraine imports up to 4.3 million cubic meters of Polish gas per day
Ukraine has suspended imports of natural gas from Poland due to a leak on a pipeline in Lviv region, Ukrtransgaz spokesman Maksym Beliavsky told Interfax-Ukraine.
"In Lviv region, depressurisation of the 800-mm trunk gas pipeline has temporarily halted gas imports from Poland. Repair work is underway," he said.
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Ukraine's capacity for reverse pipeline imports of gas from Poland equals to 4.3 million cubic meters a day. Ukraine has imported 28.4 mcm of gas from Poland in the first seven days of September.
Ukrtransgaz, a 100% subsidiary of Naftogaz Ukrainy, operates Ukraine's trunk gas pipeline system, as well as 12 underground storage facilities with capacity for 31 billion cubic meters.